deducting disability expenses

posted on December 31, 2009 - 1:01am
Grumble, dig deep and fork over, or breathe a sigh of relief and look forward to a check in the mail. One of the two inevitabilities in life – taxes – gains prominence for better or worse in the American consciousness as the new year unfolds. For people with disabilities, few if any changes have been announced for expenses they may be able to write off as tax deductions for 2009. That said, the...

Writing off caregiver expenses

posted on January 1, 2009 - 2:49pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 1
For people who find themselves spending significant sums for the services of caregivers/personal care assistants (PCAs), the good news is that some of those expenses may be recouped. The three primary areas to check out in this regard are child and dependent care expenses; unreimbursed business/employment expenses related to disability; and medical and dental expenses. Medical and dental expenses